Howard Fendrich, The Associated Press, London | Tue, 07/07/2015 7:45 AM
Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California,
taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining
playing at Grand Slam tournaments one day, it was Venus — older, taller,
stronger — who usually beat Serena.
The United States Women's National Team celebrates with the trophy as confetti falls after they beat Japan 5-2 in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer championship in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on Sunday. (AP/Elaine Thompson)
Ciaran Fahey, The Associated Press, Berlin | Sun, 07/05/2015 10:17 AM
FIFA president Sepp Blatter said in a Sunday newspaper interview that French and German presidents applied political pressure before the 2018 and 2022 World Cups were awarded to Russia and Qatar, respectively.